SICK AND STUPID CULTURE “He went on in this vein for a long time, urging them over and over, ‘Get out while you can: get out of this sick and stupid culture.’ That day about three thousand took him at his word, were baptised and were signed up. They committed themselves to the teaching of the apostles, the life together, …Continue reading →


Do you have a friend with whom you can risk sharing your secrets – even those of which you are ashamed? It’s good to have someone to whom you can unburden yourself when you struggle with issues in your life A friendship like that can only be built on trust and mutual respect. It is risky to trust another person …Continue reading →


But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far away have been brought near through the blood of Christ (Eph. 2:13). “Far away…” What does that mean? How far is far away? When we stand outside and look at the Amatola Mountains, they seem far away.  This is not the kind of “far away” to which Paul is referring. …Continue reading →

How Do You Get On With Your Brother?

HOW DO YOU GET ON WITH YOUR BROTHER? This is the message we have heard from Him and declare to you: God is light; in Him there is no darkness at all. If we claim to have fellowship with Him and yet walk in the darkness, we lie and do not live out the truth. But if we walk in …Continue reading →

Our Fellowship Is With The Father

OUR FELLOWSHIP IS WITH THE FATHER We proclaim to you what we have seen and heard, so that you may also have fellowship with us. And our fellowship is with the Father and with His Son, Jesus Christ. We write this to make our joy complete. (1 John 1: 3-4) John makes it clear from the start that he was …Continue reading →

The Power Of The Cross – Purified By The Blood

THE POWER OF THE CROSS PURIFED BY THE BLOOD But if we walk in the light as He is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus, His Son purifies us from all sin. (1 John 1: 7) How much truth is encapsulated in this one verse! First of all, what does it mean …Continue reading →

Your Kind of Knowing

YOUR KIND OF KNOWING “‘You’ll protest; ‘But we’ve known you all our lives!’ only to be interrupted with this abrupt, ‘Your kind of knowing can hardly be called knowing. You don’t know the first thing about me.’” Luke 13:26, 27 (The Message). Jesus defined eternal life in this way: “Now this is eternal life: that they may know you, the …Continue reading →